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Cross-platform C/C++ IDE

CodeLite is a cross platform IDE for the C/C++ programming languages.

Particular features are its excellent code-completion and refactoring. It has generic support for compilers, with built-in support for GCC and Clang. It supports debugging with both GDB and LLDB. It comes with many plugins, including ones for Git and Subversion, qmake, CMake, cscope and Cppcheck. Since version 13.0 it also includes the RAD plugin wxCrafter.



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version 14.0 (stable)
released on 25 February 2020

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David Hart

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6 July 2014


The exception is: "Plugins developed for CodeLite (other than the ones that are shipped with the official installer provided by the CodeLite team), are allowed to remain closed sourced and can be distributed under any license."

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Software prerequisites

Required to uselibwxgtk-dev >=3.0.2
Required to buildlibssh-devel
Required to uselibssh
Required to buildlibhunspell-dev
Required to uselibedit-devel
Required to buildlibsqlite3-dev
Weak prerequisitexterm
Required to buildlibwxgtk-dev >=3.0.2
Required to buildcmake

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 11 April 2015.


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"Users" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.

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